North York Moors AC Fell Training Plan

Introduction to Fell Running – meeting points and routes

Below are the planned training runs, all runs are easy paced and last for around 60-75 minutes, 6-9 miles. All Mondays and always meeting at 6.30, unless stated differently.

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Head Torches are required until we hit BST.


5th NovemberBank FootBank FootHalf the Uphill mile and half the Incline. The one that destroyed my tights!
22nd OctoberLordstones, CarltonOn the road at LordstonesThe Route , with the option to add around another 3 miles if you want to.
27th AugustHutton VillageThe road just before you get to Hutton VillageThe Route
20th AugustBlack Nab Path & Percy Cross RigGribdale GateAs flat as I can make it.



07-AugGribdale GateCar ParkGribdale Gallop Recce
24-JulGribdale GateCar ParkEddie’s Loop in reverse. Route
26-JunIngleby CrossBy All Saints Church, south of the A172
19-JunBank FootWhere the road forks near the housesAlong towards Kildale, up to Baysadale Abbey, Over Battersby Moor, back down.
12-JunSquare Corner OsmotherleySquare Corner
05-JunPinchyPinchinthorpe Visitors Centre**** There is no one to lead this run. ****
29-MayEston HillsCross Keys pub car park
22-MayKirkbyThe top of Hill RoadSkirt Cringle Moor to Lordstones, up to the Glider Station, down Carlton Nab, over Cringle Moor, to the top of Cold Moor, back to the start.
15-MayMaynards NurseryThe road bend on the Chop Gate road.
08-MayOsmotherleyThe Village GreenPast Oakdale Reservoir to Square Corner, along the Drovers Road, over to the satellite station, back to Osmotherley.
01-MayKildaleOn the grass verge just before the
24-AprGreat AytonTourist Info Car
17-AprSaltburnCat Nab Car ParkAlong the Cleveland Way to Skinningrove. Route
10-AprClay BankClay Bank
03-AprHutton VillageJust by the field on the bend before you get to the
27-MarClay BankClay Bank Car ParkAround Round Hill and back.
13-MarBank FootWhere the road forks near the houses.Up the Uphill Mile, along to Bloworth Crossing, down the Incline, through the woods back. Route
6-MarGreat AytonTourist info car parkAlong to the foot of Roseberry Topping, over the top if you fancy it, up Little Roseberry, Captain Cooks & back to Great Ayton. Should be just under 7 miles. Route
SUNDAY 29-Jan 8:30amOakdale LoopAll Saints Church, Ingleby ArncliffeOakdale Loop
23-JanPinchinthorpePinchinthorpe Visitors CentreBousdale Woods, Little Roseberry and The Unsuitables.Route


19-DecGuisborough WoodsGuisborough Rugby Club, Belmangate, Guisborough TS14 7BBWe will hopefully be doing a lap of the Guisborough Woods race and then have a jaunt around the woods. Don’t forget your head torch. Route
5-DecNewton Under RoseberryThe lay-by car parkTrot around the woods below Roseberry Topping.Route
14-NovGribdale GateThe car park for Captain Cooks Monument.Up to the Monument, left towards Kildale, down the road, up the rutted track, over to the top of Little Roseberry and back to the cars. Route
7-NovBank FootWhere the road forks near the houses.Up the Incline, along to Bloworth Crossing, down the Uphill Mile. Route
24-OctHutton VillageThe road to Hutton Village, just before you get to the village.Wind our way round and up the Unsuitables, skirt the side of Highcliff and back past Blue Lake. Route
17-OctGribdale GateGribdale GateEddie’s loop Route
10-OctClay BankClay Bank car parkInclined to Madness Route
03-OctCarlton BankNear LordstonesThrough the woods, up the steps, back over the top.Route
26-SepSlapewathThe Fox and Hounds, SlapewathTowards Highcliffe and back. Route
19-SepGreat AytonTourist info car parkNew Years day race in reverse’ish, but up Aireyholme Lane over Little Roseberry to Gribdale Gate, then race route back. Route
12-SepOsmotherleyThe Triangle in the middle of the villageOakdale Loop clockwise Route
05-SepSwainbyMeet at the ChurchRoute to be decided on the night. Route
29-AugNewton Under RoseberryCarpark in the layby through Newton under RoseberryRound Roseberry, over Little Roseberry, drop down Hanging Stone, through Pinchy past Blue Lake, back over Roseberry. Route
22-AugNo run organised.Uphill mile the next day.
15-AugSaltburnCat Nab Carpark at the bottom of Saltburn Bank.Towards Skinningrove and back. Route
08-AugEston HillsFlatts Lane Country ParkUp the hills. Route